A strong performance at the recent NJCAA Region 12 Cross Country Championship Meet has boosted the Vincennes University Men's Cross Country Team to the 15th spot in the final USTFCCCA/NJCAA Div. I Cross Country Rankings of the season. The Trailblazers jumped from 23rd in the previous poll . The VU women, who have battled injuries and illnesses throughout the season, were 22nd in the...
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Sophomore Justin King had 21 points and seven rebounds but the Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team shot only 27.9 percent from the floor as a unit Tuesday night in falling 80-62 to Indian Hills at the VU P.E. Complex. VU (2-3) fell behind early, trailed 34-15 at halftime and got down by as many 25 early in the second half in the setback. The Trailblazers, who hit only 5-of-22...
Sophomore Kyra Tucker and freshman Marley Miller provided plenty of instant offense off the bench Tuesday night as the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team won its fifth straight game, blowing out Lindsey Wilson, 97-50, at the VU P.E. Complex. Tucker hit 9-of-14 shots (including a 3-pointer) and a free throw to complete a conventional 3-point play for a game-high 20 points....
OLNEY, Ill. – Sophomore Justin King’s double-double led the Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team to its second consecutive victory Saturday night at the Olney Central Rotary Classic in Olney, IL. The Trailblazers topped Elizabethtown Tech, 81-61, behind King’s game-high 18 points, plus 10 rebounds. VU (2-2) also got 14 points from sophomore Stuart Jackson, nine from freshman Jordan...
OLNEY, Ill. – The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team got into the win column in a big way Friday night when the Trailblazers (1-2) blew out Kentucky Wesleyan, 126-33, after posting a 61-11 halftime score. The victory came in the first game of the Olney Central College Rotary Classic. VU’s offensive explosion got a career-high 20 points from sophomore Stuart Jackson...
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The Kay Yow Cancer Fund, in partnership with the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and The V Foundation, is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization committed to being a part of finding an answer in the fight against women's cancers through raising money for scientific research, assisting the underserved and unifying people for a common cause. Kay Yow was a college head coach for 38 years and past president and founding member of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Her name is synonymous with North Carolina State. She is a member of the Naismith National Basketball Hall of Fame and achieved more than 700 career victories. Yow was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1987. She passed away in 2009 after an on-again, off-again battle with the disease.
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At VU, we believe sports play an important role in the overall purpose of an educational institution. We support a well-rounded intercollegiate sports program for both men and women and have a strong presence in the NJCAA where we can claim several national championships. But we are equally proud of our individual All-American and All-American Academic athletes who have used their talent to continue their education at four-year colleges.
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Trailblazer Scholarship Fund - The VU Foundation awarded a record $1.4 million scholarship dollars of VU Foundation and University funds for the 2015-2016 school year to incoming and returning VU students.
These included awards to students from 10 states across the country and 4 international awards.
Currently the VU Foundation manages over 540 scholarship and department funds, with 259 new funds created in just the last 10 years.
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